Rainy days are the perfect time to stay indoors and have fun with your furry friends. Sonoma County is a great place for dog lovers due to the abundance of indoor activities. From dog parks to dog-allowing breweries, we’ve got you covered.
Sonoma County has several dog-friendly stores, so you can bring your pet along while shopping. Fido from Healdsburg has everything you and your pup want. The store has gorgeous leather collars, leashes, fun and colorful toys, and healthy biscuits to mix and match.
Sebastopol Grange is a community center that hosts a variety of dog-friendly events. This includes movie nights, game nights, agility classes, and more.
Taking your dog to dog classes helps keep him mentally and physically active. Santa Rosa’s County Wide Dog Training Club has indoor dog training classes where you can learn everything from basic obedience to agility.
A pub for puppies?
Looking for something more relaxing? Take your pup to his one of Sonoma County’s many dog-friendly breweries. Forestville’s Russian River Pub has an outdoor area for you and your dog to enjoy drinks and delicious food. Try the steak sandwich!
Sebastopol’s Crooked Goat Brewing offers an indoor-outdoor atmosphere thanks to its revolving doors. Brewster’s Beer Garden in Petaluma is a great place for family fun with your dog. The outdoor beer garden offers delicious barbecue, fire pits, live music, and plenty of space for dogs and children.
Wine, don’t whine!
Dog-friendly Sonoma County’s many wineries let you bring your dog along to taste some delicious wines. Visit Kenwood’s Deerfield Ranch Winery (you can meet Obi the winery dog and his wine Kenobi).
Buena Vista Winery in Sonoma Valley, a listed Historic Landmark, allows dogs outside the tasting room and picnic area. Forestville’s Russian River Vineyards has covered outdoor tables and is very dog friendly.
Sonoma’s Larson Family Winery offers dog-friendly outdoor tasting areas, as well as three lab cabs, dog-themed wines named after the winery’s dogs, Buster, Bubba, and Pete.
If you’re looking for a dog-friendly hotel, check out the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in Sonoma. The resort has pet-centric amenities like outdoor patios and pools, as well as special dog beds and treats. You can also bring your dog if you want to enjoy spa time.
Have you seen “White Christmas” this year? A former village inn, Monte Rio’s Boho Manor was the setting for many of the interiors of that classic Christmas movie. Manor is very dog friendly so please call ahead.
If your dog needs to burn off some energy, visit K9 Activity Club in Santa Rosa for indoor and outdoor playgrounds. The club offers dog day care, boarding and more.
A rainy day in Sonoma County doesn’t have to be boring for you and your pup. With these indoor activities, you can have fun indoors and bond with your furry friends. Take the necessary precautions when bringing your pet indoors. Stay safe and enjoy exploring Sonoma County with your favorite canine companion.